Medio Fondo

Race Director Difficulty rating: 8/10

Don’t let the name fool you, the “Medio” Fondo is still considerably tougher than most other sportive’s longest routes, coming in at 156km and 2223m of climbing. You’ll take on some of the most famous climbs the Dragon Ride has to offer and the sweeping scenery and quiet roads of Bannau Brycheiniog (the Brecon Beacons).

As well as reversing the route, compared to 2019 we have added 2 new sections which has added 1 more cat 4 climb and 1 more cat 5 climb.

You will tackle the following major climbs:

  • Sardis Hill - 3/10
  • Glynneath Hill - 6/10
  • Bwlch Bryn-Rhudd - 5/10
  • Rhigos - 6/10 (Open road timed climb)
  • The Bwlych - 7/10